If you ask Wiktionary, to swim upstream means "to opt for a difficult course of action when a simpler alternative is available." And if you ask Rob Hahn and Greg Robertson, real estate’s Upstream venture is a prime example of doing things the hard way...
Good news for Zillow Group -- the industry has found a new scapegoat: Opendoor. Agents are spending so much time knocking this new model and berating anyone who may have considered the service. ...
The Case-Shiller house price indexes for February were released this morning. Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller a month early, and I like to check the Zillow forecasts since they have been pretty close.From Svenja Gudell at Zillow: March...Show More Summary
Zillow's newest ad campaign, "Finding Home," shares the stories of five buyers who have different backgrounds and needs but one thing in common — a twinkle in their eye for the perfect place to call home....
Note: I follow several house price indexes (Case-Shiller, CoreLogic, Black Knight, Zillow, FHFA, FNC and more). Note: Black Knight uses the current month closings only (not a three month average like Case-Shiller or a weighted average...Show More Summary
In February 2017 the U.S. realty company posted its much-anticipated 2016 financial results, growing its revenue by 31 per cent to $846.6 million, but still posting a net loss of $220.4 million.
More than a few people have read my post the other day as somehow “picking sides” between Zillow and Upstream, or, worse, even slamming the…Read Post The post Dodge Ball in MLS Standards appeared first on Flexmls.
During Zillow Group's annual MLS Forum in Las Vegas this week, the real estate giant took the opportunity to announce that more than 10 multiple listing services with more than 180,000 agents combined had signed up for a listing input tool from its Bridge Interactive subsidiary, representing growth in its customer base. Show More Summary
"We are pleased with the growing adoption of Bridge Interactive within the industry," said Errol Samuelson, Zillow Group chief industry development officer. "Listing data management is a complex challenge for MLSs and brokers. For more than 10 years MLSs have relied upon Bridge's innovations to simplify listing management significantly for everyone involved."
Zillow is undoubtedly providing a good party for lots of MLS leaders in Las Vegas this week, including many of our customers. I love a…Read Post The post Hyping Short-Term Tech Under The Gauzy Lights of Vegas appeared first on Flexm...
The real estate industry has been following the VHT lawsuit closely, in part because the photos at issue in the case were provided to Zillow by real estate agents, brokers and multiple listing services -- possibly under misattributed rights. Show More Summary
Trulia has released a new ad campaign…The House is Only Half Of It. Ad #1: Ad #2: I’ve long wondered why Zillow Group continues to throw marketing dollars at commercials for Trulia, given Zillow is clearly the stronger consumer brand. Show More Summary
These survey results come after Zillow recently announced its plan to add yet another website to its brand, with the announcement that it plans to launch RealEstate.com, a portal designed for millennial homebuyers.
You're in the listing presentation, showing your potential clients the comparable listings in their neighborhood and making a recommendation about price, and it comes -- the statement you've been dreading: "But Zillow's Zestimate puts our house at $X higher than that price."...
Estate Agent Today reported that a message sent Wednesday to Realtor Kim Rockburn from an email address with the domain zillow.pro congratulated Rockburn on receiving “two new premium real-estate leads from ZillowAds.”
Real estate agents are receiving Zillow-branded emails from a scammer hawking fake leads. At least one real estate agent has been tricked into submitting credit card information for the fake leads....
Q: “Denise, I have had a number of my clients review me on Zillow, but I also want those reviews to be on Yelp, REALTOR.com, and Facebook. Can I just copy and paste?” In a short answer, no. Each client needs to review you individually and rate you from their own account. If your goal […]
Wellthie – an insurance technology company offering leading broker and comparison shopping tools that simplify insurance distribution and optimize choices for small businesses and individuals, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Show More Summary
“We’ve spent a great deal of time thinking about millennials, how they approach real estate and the experience they expect during the search process,” said Jeremy Wacksman, CMO at Zillow Group.
I came across an article titled This Real Estate Startup Is Exploiting Zillow And Airbnb’s Blind Spot on Forbes yesterday. It’s about Revestor. First, let’s get the obvious out of the way. The headline is misleading; they are not exploiting a blindspot. Show More Summary